Synchronous discussion strategies for the 21st Century

Armstrong, A. (2014). Synchronous constructivist discussion strategies for the 21st Century.

The 2014 AHRD (Academy of Human Resource Development) International Research Conference in the Americas: Leading the Human Resource Development Field through Research.  Houston, TX, February 19-22, 2014.


As an academic and instructional designer responsible for student success and designing online courses that are learner centered and achieve desired learning outcomes, emphasis is placed on constructivist instructional strategies that are grounded in scholarly instructional theory. This study describes a course created using constructivist instructional strategies including a discussion segment delivered through synchronous web-casts strategically blended into the asynchronous online course for graduate students. The lessons learned from this study have broad implications for virtual HRD and technology based learning.

            Keywords: elearning, synchronous, webcasts

This publication has been peer reviewed.
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Conference Proceedings
Ann Armstrong, EdD
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Academy of Human Resource Devopment
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Wednesday, February 19, 2014
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